The first ever digital-only Hay Festival, runs until 31st May, a new idea of what the festival can be. The Festival is free to view with the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in true Hay Festival Q&A style. It is easy to register and they will send you email reminders for events you have selected to view.
Hay Festival Digital will be available on Hay Player after the live events have taken place. You can watch your highlights again and catch up on events.7,000+ events in video and audio. £10 for one year's subscription.
#dealofthecenturyFree events for young people
The 2020 Programme for Schools - created specially for learning at home, bringing superstar children's authors straight from their house to yours is now available on Hay Player completely free.
To buy all the writers' books for Hay Festival Digital please visit Hay Festival Digital at Waterstones.com their Online Shop. There's some great new Hay Festival swag in the shop - 2020 deckchairs and hoodies, the notebooks you can write the great lockdown novel in, the gorgeous Hay Cross fountain pens you can write with, and eco-friendly festival treats for all the family.
Hay Festival Digital is free to view. It would be wonderful if you felt able to support access for everyone by making a donation. You can find out more ways in which you can support their on-going work through Hay Festival Foundation with Hay Festival Friends, Patrons and Benefactors membership schemes.
Every year at Hay, the award-winning magazine Trust is available for Hay-makers to read and take away. This year the magazine is available for you to download. Trust is full of insightful articles on the innovations and entrepreneurs that are transforming the way we live and work. With feature articles on pioneering companies and conversations with visionary authors, readers can find out first-hand about the sources of disruption in our fast-changing world. You can also read about Baillie Gifford’s literary festival sponsorship, including regular give-aways and exclusive author interviews.
Hay-on-Wye is closed to visitors PLEASE REMEMBER that Hay-on-Wye is in Wales and is therefore subject to Welsh Law which is that Wales is Closed to Visitors. We are to Stay at Home and Save Lives. The Brecon Beacons National Park is also closed to visitors.